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Homework solutions for MicMac-FEA is available for download

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Dear workshop participants,

Homework solutions for MicMac-FEA posted for downloading in the forum
ftp site.

Regards,

Carlos

New versions of MicMac-FEA ready for downloading

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Hello all,

We uploaded newer versions of MicMac-FEA that should work both for Office 32 and 64 bit as well as for Abaqus 6.14 SE or Abaqus 2016 SE. Please give a try.

How to get ABAQUS SE (Student Edition)

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Abaqus 2016 Student Edition can be downloaded from the Simulia Learning Community (www.3ds.com/slc). The easiest way to get to the download is to select the “Academics” tab.

MicMac v5.3 trace.xls

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Dear all,
We uploaded again the MicMac v5.3 trace.xls. Please download it and let me know if it is working. Carlos

Experimental data for Cm/Tm

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Dear all,

We compiled some data presented by Altenbach & Tushtev [1], which
collected data from Ol’khovik [2,3] and Ol’khovik, Figovsky & Feigin [4].

Assignments for Prof. Tay's session #9

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Dear participants,

Please download the three papers that Prof. Tay
kindly sent to us as assignments for his session #9.

Thanks,

Carlos

Congratulations to the book winner

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We would like to again congratulate the winner of the contest of assignment 5, Michael Wiener. The book will be mailed soon.

Ultimate strain to failure for [0] and [90]

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Question:

Under tensile stress why do you see matrix cracking in the
90 plies of a 0/90 laminate before failure of the 0 ply such

Typo in Equation 3.7 of Prof. Tsai's book Theory of Composites Design

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We were warned by Dmitry that there is a typo on Equation 3.7 (Section
3, page 3.8, item 3.4) for the multiple angle transformation. It says:

m^4 = (3 + COS2T + COS4T)/8,

Tutorial feedback

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Dear tutorial participants,

As we approach to the halfway of our tutorial, we would
like to have some feedback from you concerning the
material presented, the system, the support, etc. The

MicMac tutorial - Extra Sessions Monday (May 5) 8AM and 8PM California time

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Just to remind you guys, we will have Extra Sessions Monday,
May 5, 8AM and 8PM California time, to present an introductory
tutorial to MicMac. Prof. Tsai and Pranav will give a more detailed

Blade/hub thermo-expansion mismatch for wind turbine composite blades

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People from EMBRAER asked a question concerning the union between the
composite blades to the steel hub on the wind turbines. The question was:

Deadlines for homework assignments

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Dear all:

The deadline for all homework assignments is always the next session
(next Tuesday) after the assignment is issued. Exceptionally we will

Last question for session 3

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There was one lat question on today's session 3 that could not be addressed
by the speaker, Prof. Antonio Miravete. The question was:

GLARE failure envelopes

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In last session there was a discussion on failure envelopes of hybrid
composites. The comments were especially addressed to GLARE. The

Audio problems

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Dear all,

Some of you experienced audio problems on Prof. Tsai lecture yesterday. We
would like to thank you very much for your feedback. We need this kind of

Common error on logging in

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Some of you reported that getting the error message below while trying to log in
on the WebEx webpage:

Error 500--Internal Server Error

Billy's reading assignments - Chris Red article on High Performance Composites magazine

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I received a request by John Gurbach that might interested all the participants:

"Billy made reference to a couple of articles that were reading assignments for session #1.

Welcome to the Composites Design Tutorial

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Dear all,

Welcome to our Composites Design Tutorial. This time Paranav developed a much better forum so that you can get all information regarding the tutorial.

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